A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
Life can be wonderful if you're not afraid of it. All it takes is courage, imagination ... and a little dough
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
The way to know life is to love many things.